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Florida Demographics & Diversity

Gainesville, Florida

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Florida are mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 43% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Florida students
Race Percent of Students
White 57%
Black 6%
Hispanic 21%
Asian 8%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 32% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Florida with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Florida has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Florida students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for University of Florida students
Gender Number of Students
Men 24,049
Women 31,732

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Florida serves a very low number of students outside of Florida, with 80 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Florida students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 80%
Out of State 15%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,120 per year

21% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 4.6%
Part time Undergrads 7.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=134130 IPEDS survey data for University of Florida.